December 7, 2006

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High Energy Drink RecipeI am looking for a high energy drink that I can make in my blender every morning with things in my home. I know all about exercise and eating the right foods, but I need some energy to get me started.

 

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Barbecue ChickenBring to a boil and put chicken pieces into sauce. Cook at a rolling boil for 5 minutes, then drain and put on hot grill until both sides are golden brown.

 

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Becky's Magic MushroomsThough I am not a real mushroom fan, I have heard that this recipe is a really fantastic one.

 

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Wheat Bread With Flax SeedEnjoy the wonderful flavor of this homemade wheat bread with your next meal.

 

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Apple Pie A La Mode TeaRecipe for Apple Pie A La Mode Tea. Prepare tea as usual (with tea bag and boiling water), add Coffeemate and sweetener. Top with Reddi Whip.

 

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Inexpensive Closet OrganizerPlastic milk crates make great closet organizers for stacking clothing. The old sturdy milk crates are pretty hard to come by at this point, but you can purchase light weight plastic crates at the dollar store or department store that work just as well.

 

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Relax and Breathe Easy With HouseplantsOver the years, different types of houseplants have come in and out of fashion. In the mid-70s it was all about ferns and foliage. In the mid-80s it was orchids, and in the 90s, short-lived flowering houseplants seemed to be the rage.

 

Recycled Record Cover Purse

Record Album Cover Shoulder BagHere's a fun project. I got some cheesy record album covers from a thrift shop for 50 cents each, some vinyl, plastic tubing and grommets and made this record album cover shoulder bag.

 

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Protecting Your RemoteIf you have kids, you can prevent gooey and dirty hands from gumming up your remote control by placing it in a ziplock bag. They can still see the controls but can't gum up the buttons.

 

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More Of Great-Grandma's Cures: Diarrhea RemediesMore Of Great-Grandma's Cures: Diarrhea Remedies. Drink a mixture of black pepper in boiled milk to control diarrhea. Or try rhubarb boiled in water, mashed and strained. Sugar may be added for better taste.

 

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Start Your Day With a ListIf you are generally disorganized, get a spiral notebook and start making lists. Start by writing today's date followed by everything you need to do that day.

 

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Thread Wall OrganizerKeep spools of thread out of the way, but in plain view, by making this easy wall organizer. Cut a piece of plywood to the desired size and attach wall hangers on the top of it.

 

No Bake Santa Cookies

No Bake Santa CookiesHere's a cute no bake Santa cookie to whip up on an hour's notice. Use Nutter Butter cookies from your local supermarket. Just dip top in (head end) melted white chocolate and sprinkle with red colored sugar.

 

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Foamy Hand Soap From Bubble BathFoamy Hand Soap From Bubble Bath. My son is always adding water to my soap dispensers. He thinks they are toys, I guess. One day, he poured bubble bath into my empty foamy dispenser and added water. Nothing came out, but I decided to try to add more water and (viola!) I had foamy hand soap.

 

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Three Meals for $4.00Three meals for $4.00. My tip is to be ready to adapt and succeed. If you find yourself in unexpected circumstances, allow for it.

 

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Measuring HoneyMeasuring Honey. I haven't been baking for very long, maybe you already know this trick.

 

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Untangle a Gold Chain?Can anyone tell me how to untangle a gold chain?

 

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Removing Egg From Stucco?How can I remove egg from stucco?

 

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Cleaning Unpainted Plaster Walls?Our rented house has all plain, smooth, unpainted white plaster walls. It still looks good but over the years the plaster has dulled a bit, and doesn't look so fresh and white. Is there a safe way to clean plaster and bring back the whiteness?

 

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Struggling Peace Plant?This question regards a houseplant. It is a peace plant that I have had for about seven months. It was repotted after several months. It looked healthy and beautiful for a long time, but somewhere along the line, I started over-watering it.

 

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Which way do you set a ceiling fan in the winter?Which way do you set a ceiling fan in the winter?

 

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Burn Stain on Jeans?If I burned a small section of my jeans, is there any way I can save them? There is not an actual hole in the burned section, just a brown discoloration.

 

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Stainless Steel Pan?My Stainless Steel Fry Pan was heated without anything in it and the metal is scorched. It doesn't seem to affect cooking, but is it still safe to use?

 

How Much is a 1962 Midge Barbie Worth?I have a 1962 Midge Barbie doll, bubble haircut, red hair, and she is in perfect condition, no flaws at all. I bought her in 1962 when she was brand new.

 

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Preventing Bleach Stains on Clothing?Preventing Bleach Stains on Clothing. I live in a dorm at school, none of the kids are supposed to use bleach, but of course they do. I've been the lucky person to put clothes in after they are done and have had 3 very nice shirts with bleach stains. How can i prevent this?

 

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How does epsom salt affect plant growth?How does epsom salt affect plant growth?

 

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Replacing a Built-in Dishwasher With a Portable?My built in dishwasher quit and I have access to a portable. Is it possible and practical and fairly easy to replace the built in with a portable.

 

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Mr. Clean Collectible Doll?Mr. Clean Collectible Doll. I have come across a old Mr. Clean doll. I remember my mom having it when I was a little girl. I contacted the Mr Clean company and asked if it was concidered an antique.

 

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Paste Marks on Wallpaper?How do you remove paste marks from new wallpaper. I sponged with warm water when it was newly hung but it didn't work.

 

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Getting a Loan With Bad Credit?Getting a Loan With Bad Credit. Is there any place that will give you a loan, not a payday loan, when you have very bad credit, no home ownership, but do have a full time job?

 

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Removing Poster Paint from Skin?How do I get poster/finger paint off my toddler's hands? She was at preschool today, and her hands are stained blue up to her elbows?

 

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Chalk Stain on Microfiber?How do you get colored chalk out of the microfiber couch?

 

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Cough Drop Stain on Clothing?My father left a cherry halls cough drop in his 60/40 shirt pocket. It went through the wash and dryer. There's a quarter size stain at the bottom of the pocket and on the front buttoning band.

 

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Human Urine Stains?I can't seem to find much info about human urine. During our awful ice storm my elderly mother-in-law stayed with us and wet on my sofa, no amount of cleaning is helping the smell. What will take out the smell.

 

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Keeping Mice Out of a Dryer Vent?I'm having trouble keeping mice out of my dryer vent. They sneak right in through the louvers.

 

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Decorating With Wood Frames?I purchased 8 x 10 inch wood frames with no glass, matting or back and was hoping to do some decorating with them. Does anyone have any ideas and tips to use them?

 

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Flying Vs. Driving?I'm traveling 800 miles for the Christmas holiday and I'm trying to decide if I should fly or drive. The flight is about 2 hours, the drive would be about 14. I'm on the fence because I don't know which way is safer and the most practical.

 

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How do I fix frizzy doll hair?I bought 2 used American Girl dolls for my daughter, they both have slightly frizzy hair. Does anyone know of a way to improve the hair so it will be less frizzy?

 

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Wicker Wishing Well?I am looking for a wicker type wishing well.

 

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Sweetened Condensed Milk Dip?I am looking for a recipe that is a fruit dip using sweetened condensed milk.

 

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Buying Glass Block Decorations?Where can you purchase a glass block Christmas decorations that are already made?

 

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Entomology Centerpiece Ideas?I am planning a college graduation for my husband. He is majoring in entomology (insects) and I need ideas for centerpieces without creeping the guests out!

 

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Water Spots in a Black Toilet?Does anyone know how to clean water spots out of a black toilet? I have a beautiful black toilet and it is full of water spots that are ugly! Any advice on how to get rid of them?

 

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Hair Dye on Wood Trim?How do you remove Hair Dye from your wood trim or cabinets in your bathroom?

 

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White Cheese Dip Recipe?I am looking for a white cheese dip recipe.

 

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Water Marks on Velvet?Does anyone know how to remove water marks from good velvet? The dry cleaner had no luck. Rain splattered onto a vintage velvet coat and in spots, nap is flat. Any ideas?

 

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Homemade Christmas Cards?How can I make the cutest christmas cards for my friends? They need to be cheap.

 

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Giving a Large Gift?I am looking for a creative way to give a gift that can not be wrapped because it is too big and it also needs to stay outside?

 

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